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Word du Jour: GIPE

I've made dinners that were GIPEs (good ideas, poorly executed) and put together some pretty GIPE-y outfits. Friendster was a GIPE — just ask the millions of people on Facebook. The word "GIPE" itself may be a GIPE, as its coiner points out. Here's more:

GIPE, the acronym, is so useful that I guarantee you’ll start saying it within a day or two of reading this post. You'll be at some boring house party in Park Slope where you'll end up slumped on the midcentury sofa with your friend, picking out which outfits in the crowd are GIPEs. Or you'll be posting on Twitter and realize that GIPE makes it much easier to complain about things in 140 characters or less.


GIPE is a bit awkward but also perfectly applicable to everything from Hollywood movies to bad jokes. So now for the really fun part: what GIPEs can you name? The new Wolverine movie? Madonna's hat at the Costume Institute Gala? Leave yours in the comments.

Wolverine one-sheet courtesy of Fox and Source

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